Cultural Literacy & Social Justice ELE
Students’ preparedness for an increasingly diverse American society and a globally connected workplace requires understanding of the plurality of existing cultures within the US in order to become informed, engaged and responsible participants in a multicultural society.
Students selecting to fulfill this Enhanced Experience might consider the following options, though students are not limited to these:
- Double major or minor in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; African & African-American Studies; Latino/Latina Studies; Law and Society, etc.
- Participate in a scholars program such as McNair Scholars, Multicultural Scholars Program, etc.
- Participate in a cultural literacy workshop such as Colors of KU
- Become a cultural literacy trainer for an on-campus program such as Safe Zone or the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Reflection question: How has this experience enhanced your education? In the process of answering this question, please pay particular attention to the ways in which this experience forced you to evaluate your privileges and rethink the nature of your engagement in your community (locally, nationally, or globally).
Note: The examples above are broad and incomplete; please talk to your advisor for more information about what will count for this ELE.